2-XL Robot with box packaging and accessories

Made:
1978-81 in Taiwan
2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan.  Hand and Machine Tools. 2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan.  Hand and Machine Tools. 2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan.  Hand and Machine Tools. 2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan.  Hand and Machine Tools.

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2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
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2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

2-XL robot with packaging, 1980s, Burbank Toys, Taiwan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

2-XL Robot with box packaging and accessories, manufactured by Burbank Toys, Taiwan, 1978-81

2-XL was an educational toy robot, and in exhibiting basic responsiveness, memory, and game-play has been desribed as the first 'smart toy', including a rudimentary personality to encourage interaction by children playing with it.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-434
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • components